Special Issue "Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma"
A special issue of Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (13 April 2010)
Dr. Chyi-Chia Richard Lee (Website)
Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, Building 10, Room 2S235J, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Fax: +1 301 480 9488
Interests: melanoma; skin cancers; dermatopathology; skin pathology; melanocytic skin lesions
In regard to the diagnosis of melanoma, possible topics of interest may include: histopathology and diagnostic reporting of cutaneous melanoma, diagnostic markers (immunohistochemistry and molecular methods such as PCR, FISH, array CGH), dermatoscopy as a clinical diagnostic tool (including digital dermatoscopy), whole body skin examination with digital photography, imaging studies, etc. In regard to the treatment of melanoma, possible topics of interest may include: surgery, therapeutic and progonostic value of lymph node dissection, chemotheraphy (interferon), radiotherapy, tumor vaccines, cellular therapy (tumor infiltrating lymphocytes), and gene therapy (educated T-cells targeting tumor cells), etc.
Chyi-Chia Richard Lee, MD Ph. D.